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Herman Fussell

August 14, 1936 ~ August 31, 2020 (age 84)


Herman Fussell, age 84, of Douglas, Georgia passed away on Monday, August 31 2020 at The Landings of Douglas. Mr. Fussell was born on August 14, 1936 in Coffee County, Georgia the son of the late Ivey and Eula Harper Fussell.

Mr. Fussell was a farmer and attended Mt. Union Primitive Baptist Church. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife Shirley Smith Fussell.

Survivors include his daughter, Terri D. Fussell of Douglas, GA; three step-children, Joey Anderson of Ambrose, GA, Donna Rayno of Douglas, GA and Kim Merritt of Douglas, GA; several grandchildren; sister, Margaret Merritt of Douglas, GA; special nieces, Donna Hurley (Stanley) of Ambrose, GA, Connie Smith (Louie) of Brunswick, GA and Karen Nix (Eddie Mac) of Ocilla, GA; several other nieces, nephews and relatives.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, September 3, 2020 at 11:00am at Sims Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Walt Deloach and Rev. David Harrell officiating. Interment will follow at Griffin Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Stanley Hurley, Jeremy Smith, Ronnie Harper, John Henry Harper, Verlon Harper and Gree Harper. Honorary pallbearers will be The Landings Staff and Hospice Employees.

The family will receive friends Wednesday evening, September 2, 2020 from 6pm until 8pm at Sims Funeral Home.

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Sims Funeral Home, Douglas, GA is in charge of arrangements.

Those in attendance are requested to wear a mask and practice social distancing.

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September 2, 2020

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Sims Funeral Home
201 N Peterson Ave.
Douglas, Georgia 31533

Funeral Service
September 3, 2020

11:00 AM
Sims Funeral Home Chapel
201 N. Peterson Ave.
Douglas, GA 31533

September 3, 2020

Griffin Cemetery
1801 Sunrise Trail
Ambrose, GA 31512

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